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Circuit Trails 2019

The Bicycle Coalition is hiring!

We are seeking candidates for the full-time position of Regional Organizer to join the Policy Team. This position is a key player in our Circuit Trails Coalition and regional outreach work. The Regional Organizer is responsible for building support for Circuit Trails development, including organizing constituents in the region around our Circuit Trails Coalition efforts, a project funded by the William Penn Foundation. This individual will travel throughout the eight county suburbs in Pennsylvania and New Jersey for meetings, trainings and forums to participate in policy meetings and efforts to educate and engage our current and future partners. In addition, this individual will be responsible for significantly contributing to communication efforts directed to our regional followers and will manage the bulk of the Bicycle Coalition’s efforts with respect to the 500 Miles by 2025 Circuit Trails Campaign.

We are seeking candidates who have a bachelors and/or masters and several years of community organizing or planning experience. Individuals who identify as Black, Indigenous or people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

The full job description is here.  We will be prioritizing applications submitted by September 25th.

 

Sarah Clark Stuart

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Sarah’s foray into trail and bicycle advocacy began in 2004 when she became involved in the “Free Schuylkill River Park” campaign to preserve public access to the Schuylkill River Trail in Center City, now known as Schuylkill Banks. Since joining the Bicycle Coalition in 2006, she has been a key player in the Bicycle Coalition’s key accomplishments: the $23 million TIGER trail-building grant; naming and building out the Circuit; lobbying successfully for legislation mandating the inclusion of bike parking in new construction projects; Philadelphia’s Complete Streets policy; and coordinating research and analysis of several reports on bicycling in Philadelphia.

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